A review of my music teaching this year

Some amazing music making is going on in our primary schools

Primary Music Matters

One of the best things about teaching is that the summer holidays gives you a chance to reflect how your year has gone and the opportunity to make improvements the following year. It is a real luxury that we get the time and space to do this.

I felt  dissatisfied and downbeat about how my school year ended. Things were not helped by a last week Ofsted visit – and no, they didn’t want to talk to me or even pop their head round the door when I was teaching!

It really brought home to me how isolated the job of primary school music coordinator is. Now I have wonderful colleagues who are supportive of the work I do but the ridiculous pressure they are under means that I am increasingly isolated. Twitter has been fantastically helpful in helping me overcome this isolation and I am grateful to the many…

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